Afternoon Football Report: June 28

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Arsenal face competition from Roma in the race to sign Brazilian goalkeeper Julio Cesar.

The QPR stopper is set leave the club following their relegation from the Premier League last season, and the Gunners are amongst the club looking to land the player.

Chelsea are being linked with a shock move for Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy.

The one-cap England international is a surprise name on Jose Mourinho’s radar, and the Blues have been told to increase their £5million opening bid.

New Manchester City signing Jesus Navas made a name for himself on the international stage last night, scoring the winning penalty for Spain in a Confederations Cup semi-final.

La Roja beat Italy 7-6 in the shootout, after a less than inspiring 0-0 draw in Brazil.

Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs has tipped David Moyes to be a success at Old Trafford.

The Scot replaces Sir Alex Ferguson at the Red Devils helm, and will be under pressure to win trophies immediately.

Tottenham Hotspur have joined the race to sign Armenian international Henrik Mkhitaryan.

The Shakhtar star has been heavily linked with Liverpool, but Andre Villas-Boas is hoping to hijack the move and bring the player to White Hart Lane.

And finally, Lionel Messi has revealed his delight at the capture of Neymar, with the Argentine superstar looking forward to playing with the former Santos sensation next season.

Messi also revealed that it’s his dream to lift the World Cup with his country – the next chance coming in Brazil, where his new teammate carries the hope of another famous South American nation.

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